Yesvantpur Junction railway station is one of the three important stations which serves the city of Bangalore which is located in Yesvantpur locality. It is one of the developing stations of Bangalore created for reducing the rush at Bangalore City Railway Station. The station code is YPR.This station is located on the Bangalore-Pune & Bangalore-Hyderabad main lines. Being a main location, all trains bound towards Hubli & Hyderabad either originate from here or the ones from Bangalore City have a stop at this station
Yesvantpur Junction railway station has total of 6 platforms out of which platform 1,2,4,5 and 6 are platforms for originating train. Platforms 3 are generally used by passing through trains. There are two overbridges connecting one connecting platform 1 and 2 and another from platform 2 to platforms 3,4,5,and 6. It has 2 entrances-one from Yeshwantapur old area and another on Tumkur road. The one on Tumkur road connects to platform-6 from where most of the important trains depart such as Yeshwantapur – Indore Express, Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express, Yesvantpur Puducherry Express, Dadar-Tirunelveli/Puducherry Express, Yesvantpur-Kannur Express, Vasco Da Gama-Velankanni Express, Yesvantpur-Chennai Central Express, Kamakhya Yesvantpur AC Express, Yesvantpur-Muzaffarpur Express and Howrah Yeshwantapur Duronto Express.
Yesvantpur Junction railway station has 6 non ac retiring rooms and 12 dormitories at an reasonable cost.Other facilities such as AC VIP Lounge, Essential stalls and ATM also available in the station.
Ramps to reach any platform via overbridge are available to all platforms for the benefit of aged and physically challenged.
A vehicle parking facilities is planned to be built in-front of the station building in association with Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation as Yeshwantpur Metro station was opposite to this railway station. And a connectivity bridge at first floor between the railway station and metro station along with other amenities such as passenger-facilitation centre at main entry, retiring rooms and flood plaza are also planned.
Metro train services from the Yeshwanthpur metro station opposite to the station entrance on Tumkur roadside, as part of Green Line (Namma Metro) towards Rajajinagar, Orion Mall , Sampige Road(2 km from Bangalore City Railway station), Mantri Square on one side and Peenya , Jalahalli, Hesarghatta Road, Nagasandra metro station on other side from May 2015
Yeshwanthpura is a sub locality in the north western part of Bangalore City in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located to the north of Malleswara and west of Hebbal. The biggest wholesale market of agricultural produce in the city, the Yeshwanthpura APMC Yard, is situated in Yeshwanthpura
Bus- Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation connects Yeshwanthpura with various part of the city. It has a Traffic Transit Management Center operated by BMTC.
Rail- Yeshwanthpura railway station is a major railway terminal of South Western Railway connecting to major rail heads in the country. The Station code is YPR.
Bangalore Metro – Namma Metro (Reach-3,3A) connects Sampige Road to Peenya Industrial area started via Yeshwanthpura.
Yeshwanthpura is 6 km from the Bangalore City railway station. Yeshwanthpura area consists of Kamala Nehru Extension, Gokula Extension, L.N. Colony, Model Colony, B.K.Nagar, Subedarapalya, Sundara Nagar.
Some Trains are Originate and passes through Yesvantpur Junction railway station:
16587:Yesvantpur Bikaner Express
12079:Jan Shatabdi Express
11006:Puducherry – Dadar Chalukya Express
11022:Tirunelveli – Dadar Chalukya Express
56913:Bangalore – Hubli Fast Passenger
56917:Bangalore – Shimoga Town Passenger
16515:Yesvantpur – Mangalore Express
56515:Bengaluru City – Hubli Passenger
56519:Chikjajur Chitradurga Passenger
16229:Mysore Varanasi Express
14805:Barmer AC Express
18112:Yesvantpur Tatanagar Express